The Master’s Program in Language Sciences is planned to be concluded within 2 years. To achieve the title of Master in Language Sciences, students must complete 24 credits in courses and 6 credits in thesis.
The 1st trimester of the course is dedicated to compulsory courses in the concentration area: Linguistic Studies, Philosophy of Language and Aesthetics.
In the 2nd trimester, the student takes two basic courses in the chosen research line. Text and Discourse and Discourse Analysis are basic courses in Text and Discourse research line; Cultural Studies and Literary Theory are basic courses in Language and Culture research line.
In the 3rd trimester, students have multiple opportunities to deal with specific theories which can be related to their research project. This phase aims to establish an explicit connection between academic and research formation. Through Special Topics, advisers present theories and methodologies that will support their advisees’ research projects.
In the 4th trimester, the program offers Guided Reading Topics. In these topics, student go through the bibliography of their thesis and write the thesis project.
During the 5th trimester, students qualify the thesis project publicly. Once the project is qualified, students elaborate their thesis and defend them by the end of the 4th semester.